So the water runs in and keep the debris out, cut a hole in the top, and fit the flywire. A jigsaw is a fast way to cut the hole (photo). Then drill holes for the rivets and rivet the mesh on. The mesh also keeps out the mosquitoes.
What tools did I use?
Power drill to cut the holes for the outlet in the bottom side of the wheeliebin, and for the rivet holes
Jigsaw to cut the hole in the top
Rivet gun to fasten the flywire to the lid
Round rasp to get the outlet hole size right
Tin snips or even an old pair pair of scissors can cut the metal flywire
Hacksaw to cut into the metal downpipe to fit the diverter
Multigrips to tighten the outlet fittings
Piece of wire to feed the fitting through the bin from the inside to the outside
I should have worn safety glasses, and I should have worn gloves as you will soon see.
Tip: Smart way to use scissors: hold the top edge of the scissors to the surface while cutting and cut so the bottom
blade does all the work, this makes it much easier to cut in a straight line. 🙂